Lorenz Kueng is a Professor of Economics at the University of Lugano (USI). He was previously an Assistant Professor of Finance at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He received his B.A. and MA at the University of Fribourg and the Study Center Gerzensee (Switzerland), and his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California - Berkeley. He is broadly interested in aspects of microeconomic consumption behavior that are relevant for macroeconomics, finance, and public finance.